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Pedro Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes from Pedro
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“While he is playing soccer one day, Pedro witnesses his friend Daniel’s father, the owner of the local grocery store, being taken away by soldiers.”
Antonio Skarmeta
author
The Composition
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Pedro
Daniel
Daniel's father
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soldiers
owners
playing soccer
being a witness
local grocery store
concepts
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At the end, Pedro’s composition is revealed through his parents reading it. He describes a very boring, and blatantly false story of what his family does at night.
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“This children’s book about a boy named Pedro who lives with his mother and father in an unnamed country under a dictatorship.”
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Every day after work Pedro’s parents and neighbors sit around the radio in his home listening to broadcasts from a “long way away.”
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“Pedro does not understand why the adults are so interested in listening to the radio, and goes on with his daily life, going to school and playing soccer with his friends. ”
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“I go out and play soccer…we sit at the table and I eat…after supper my father and mother sit on the sofa and play chess and I do my homework.
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Pedro discusses the paper with his classmate Juan, asking him if he is against the dictatorship. Juan replies with “Of course I am…they took my father away up north.”

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